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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 24' North, Longitude: 25° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.05 meters/second, 1566.2 km/hour, 973.2 miles/hour or 845.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.22 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 31' 20.8"972.98 miwest0° 07' 38.8"8.76 minorth972.74 mi
24 hours11° 31' 11.9"771.87 mieast2° 42' 04.9"185.74 minorth789.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaThu 1:34 PM203 km126 miles109 nmEast-northeast ENE
MindeloThu 1:34 PM277 km172 miles149 nmNorth N
Santa MariaThu 1:34 PM355 km221 miles192 nmNortheast NE
DakarThu 2:34 PM851 km529 miles459 nmEast E
ThièsThu 2:34 PM906 km563 miles489 nmEast E
SerekundaThu 2:34 PM940 km584 miles508 nmEast E
BanjulThu 2:34 PM951 km591 miles514 nmEast E
ZiguinchorThu 2:34 PM1000 km622 miles540 nmEast E
ToubaThu 2:34 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmEast E
NouakchottThu 2:34 PM1078 km670 miles582 nmEast-northeast ENE

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